There's lots of things to do this weekend in Birmingham! We've got the Magic City Classic and all the festivities surrounding it, plus some events guaranteed to get you into the Halloween spirit. This is the Weekend Rundown!
Magic City Classic
Thurs Oct 24 – Sat Oct 26
Legion Field / Downtown Birmingham
Tickets $25 and up
The McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola is the biggest HBCU football game in the country! Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University play in the game annually at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, with the winner potentially earning a spot in the SWAC Championship.
Festivities surrounding the #MCC19 game include the Classic Kickoff, Classic Friday Night Concert, McDonald’s Magic City Classic Parade, Coors Light Tailgate Party, the famed halftime show performance by the Mighty Marching Hornets & the Marching Maroon and White, as well as the Post-Game Concert performed this year by Grammy award-winning rapper 2 Chainz.
Ghostbusters in Concert
Fri Oct 25, 7pm-9:30pm
Samford University Wright Center
Tickets $15 and up
Experience director Ivan Reitman’s two-time Oscar® and two-time Golden Globe-nominated film, screened live as the Alabama Symphony Orchestra performs Elmer Bernstein’s Grammy-nominated score and Ray Parker Jr.’s Billboard Hot 100 chart topping theme song, “Ghostbusters.” Bring your proton pack and join the original paranormal investigation!
Howls & Growls
Sat Oct 26, 7pm-11pm
Howls & Growls will be a T H R I L L I N G good time including local food trucks, The 17th Floor band, a spooktacular costume contest featuring $1,500 in CASH prizes and best of all….beer and wine are included in your ticket purchase! Howls & Growls is a Halloween-themed event that raises money and awareness for the thousands of animals the Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves each year. The event features live music, games and activities, and local food and beverages. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.
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